Tag Archives: Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA)

Pay attention to this one. Proposed Rule. List of Fisheries for 2015

nmfs_logoThe National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) publishes its proposed List of Fisheries (LOF) for 2015, as required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). The proposed LOF for 2015 reflects new information on interactions between commercial fisheries and marine mammals. comment period that ends in 28 days (09/24/2014)  Samuel D. Rauch III, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine Fisheries Service. Read more here 09:43

We saved the Cape and Islands’ seals from extinction. Now what?

They’re cute. They’re cuddly (or at least they look it). And they were here long before us. But in recent years calls for culling the growing population of seals on the Cape and Islands have become harder to ignore. Read more here  bostonglobe  08:01